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International hackers are moving up to the top of healthcare organizations’ concern lists, and those fears are beginning to be applied to more »

In addition to another patient lawsuit seeking damages as a result of the Community Health Systems, Inc. data breach that impacted 4.5 more »

BOSTON – Medical identity theft, fraud and negligence are prevalent healthcare data breaches these days because of the integration of financial data more »

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center recently announced its third data breach in two years, according to local10.com. The most recent breach exposed more »

BOSTON – Boston Children’s Hospital was fairly quiet about its run-in last spring with the hacktivist group Anonymous until recently, but now it more »

William Jennings Bryan Dorn Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center has been hit with yet another lawsuit following a health data breach. On July more »

BOSTON – Front-page data breaches and organizations being forced to pay millions in federal fines certainly have not gone unnoticed among providers more »

The healthcare industry is in the middle of a revolutionary shift toward widespread utilization of electronic health records (EHRs). This change has more »

A Temple University physicians’ office recently notified 3,780 patients that their data was exposed after a laptop was stolen from its surgery more »

Central Utah Clinic published a data breach notification letter to alert 31,677 patients that their information had been compromised on August 7, more »

If they haven’t been hacked already, healthcare organizations are undoubtedly hearing cyber criminals’ footsteps. But what are these organizations seeing from hackers more »

Pella Regional Health Center admitted to a security breach last week when it was discovered that human error paired with a system more »

The Dorn Veterans Administration Hospital could be facing a security breach after organization officials recently discovered that several boxes with patients’ information more »

BOSTON – In detailing some recent security “war stories” at the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum, John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel more »

The Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and FBI are now investigating the recent hack into the HealthCare.Gov test more »

AltaMed Health Services announced last week that 2,995 patients’ data were potentially compromised when an employee stole patient records in an apparent more »

Duke University Health System recently announced that it experienced a patient data breach on July 1 when an unauthorized person stole an more »

HITRUST released the pertinent information and participant numbers for its CyberRX 2.0 program today, announcing that more than 750 healthcare organizations signed more »

Memorial Hermann Health System reported an internal data breach in which an employee was able to gain unauthorized entry into the organization’s more »

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) recently filed a lawsuit against Xerox for withholding patient documents that it held as more »

Though the Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) data breach was announced more than a week ago, news related to the incident continues to more »

A massive data breach, such as the one Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) is currently dealing with, affects a wide range of more »

Despite having an organization-wide device encryption policy in place, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles announced an unencrypted laptop theft that may more »

A patient whose daughter’s data was compromised when Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego experienced a data breach that impacted more than 20,000 patients is more »

With a concentration on the recent Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHSI) breach, HITRUST, in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services more »

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